Master Class with Kwame Dawes

Kwame Dawes
Date and Time: 
November 9, 2013 - 2:00PM
Event Location: 
Conference Room
Admission: 
$390; pre-registration is required

Saturday, November 9, 2:00–6:00pm
Sunday, November 10, 10:00am–2:00pm
Application deadline: Friday, October 25

Kwame Dawes is the author of seventeen books of poetry, including Duppy Conqueror: New and Selected Poems, Wheels, and Back of Mount Peace. He has also written several books of fiction, a play, and an exegetical work, Bob Marley: Lyrical Genius. He founded University of South Carolina’s Poetry Initiative book competition and recently edited Seven Strong: Winners of the South Carolina Poetry Book Prize, 2006-2012. He is the Glenna Luschei Editor of Prairie Schooner and Chancellor’s Professor of English at the University of Nebraska, and also teaches in the Pacific MFA Writing program.

Master Class Application Guidelines
Send three poems accompanied by a cover sheet with your name, address, email address and phone number to:
Poets House
10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282
Attn: Classes

or by email to classes@poetshouse.org. Poems must arrive by the designated deadline. No names or addresses should appear on the poems themselves.

Event Sponsored By: 
Poets House
Event Type: 
Workshops, Master Classes and Residencies